Certificate Programs

Gain a competitive edge by earning a certificate.

Develop your skills in a particular area by earning an optional certificate in addition to your major.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship can complement any field of study. Gain the tools and skills you need to familiarize yourself with tasks such as market assessment, capital formation, business planning, effective communication, staffing, systems design, financial planning and operations management. This certificate focuses on the research, planning, and strategies that are critical to start a new business, take over a family business, or quickly advance in your field.

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship requires 3 courses (9 credit hours). It is open to all undergraduate students at UM-Dearborn who meet the admission criteria.

Certificate in Financial Planning

The Financial Planning certificate complements a number of fields, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and economics. Gain the tools and skills you need to familiarize yourself with tasks such as personal financial planning, investment planning, retirement planning, tax planning, estate planning, and risk management.

The Certificate in Financial Planning requires 4 courses (12 credits). It is open to all undergraduate students at UM-Dearborn who meet the admission criteria.

Students interested in preparing for the professional financial planning examinations may wish to complete the Financial Planning minor, which includes the courses in this certificate program.

Sales Management and Personal Selling Certificate

The Sales Management and Personal Selling Certificate can complement any field of study. Gain experience in what it’s like to be a professional salesperson in real-life sales situations. The training offers lessons in topics such as how to create rapport with customers, learning customer needs, understanding behavior profiles, developing a no-pressure prospecting script, creating up-front contracts, networking, goal-setting, fulfillment, and addressing buyer's remorse. 

The Sales Management and Personal Selling Certificate requires 4 courses (12 credit hours). It is open to all undergraduate students at UM-Dearborn who meet the admission criteria.

After completing the 12 credit hours of course work, students will receive a Sales Management and Personal Selling Certificate from the College of Business. Students will also be eligible to take the Sandler Bronze Certification Exam. Students will be certified by Sandler/EAM as sales professionals upon passing the exam.

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